Federal infrastructure projects across the country are strengthening our communities and improving the lives of Canadians. Investing in Canada is our government’s long-term plan to invest in infrastructure. It will see the Government of Canada invest more than $180 billion over 12 years, with funding flowing through more than a dozen government departments and agencies.
Here in Charlottetown, this funding is making a huge impact. Here’s a look at just a few of the infrastructure projects that have helped support and grow our community:
$1,527,327 to support the retrofit and renovation of 189 social housing units.
$161,953 to the John Howard Society of PEI to implement strategies to reduce and prevent homelessness in Charlottetown/Summerside.
$224,164 to support the purchase of 10 new buses for T3 Transit. The buses have free Wi-Fi, security cameras and bike racks, in addition to being wheelchair accessible and being equipped with both kneeling and ramp extension ability.
$30,000 to support the purchase of a new para-transit van for Pat and the Elephant.
EARLY LEARNING & CHILDCARE
$10,639,823 to support early learning and child care access across PEI for vulnerable children such as infants, pre-schoolers, and under-served populations including Newcomer families and Acadian and French-speaking communities.
$1,250,000 to support the Fitzroy Sewer Lift Station Replacement which will ensure reliable and efficient wastewater collection and treatment.
$2,200,000 to support the Parkdale Water and Sewer System Renewal which will ensure reliable and efficient wastewater collection and treatment.
$1,925,000 to support the East Royalty Lift Station which will ensure reliable and efficient wastewater collection and treatment.
$4,000,000 to support the mechanical and electrical work as well as the implementation of the transmission and distribution lines for the Miltonvale Wellfield Project. The project has increased the City of Charlottetown’s water supply by 25 percent.
$880,000 to support upgrades to the Winter River Wellfields to ensure clean, reliable drinking water.